ERJ staff report (TB)
Washington DC -- Nitto Tire USA Inc. is recalling approximately 1,140 Nitto Dune Grappler Desert Terrain tyres, size 265/50R20, because some of the tyres may develop cracks in their upper sidewalls.
The tyres were manufactured at the Toyo Tire North American Manufacturing Inc. facility in White, Ga., Nitto said. The company discovered the potential problem during routine production sample testing on Feb. 19, Nitto told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Cypress, Calif.-based Nitto began notifying dealers and distributors about the recall April 12, and will begin notifying owners of the tyres on April 19. DOT identification numbers on the tyres range from 737ED743907 through 737ED740910, the company said.
From Tire Business (A Crain publication)